Chicken salad with apples and peanut butter

Chicken salad with apples and peanut butter
  • Serves icon Serves 4
  • Time icon Hands-on time 20 min

Combine juicy chicken thighs, peanut butter, grains, red cabbage and sesame for a colourful and filling chicken salad with plenty of texture and crunch.

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Nutrition: per serving

Calories
554kcals
Fat
33.4g (6.4g saturated)
Protein
31.4g
Carbohydrates
27.4g (11.9g sugars)
Fibre
8.9g
Salt
1.4g
Calories
554kcals
Fat
33.4g (6.4g saturated)
Protein
31.4g
Carbohydrates
27.4g (11.9g sugars)
Fibre
8.9g
Salt
1.4g

Ingredients

  • Juice 2 limes
  • 60g crunchy peanut butter – we used Whole Earth
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 small red cabbage, thinly shredded
  • 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 small apples, cored and thinly sliced
  • 250g pouch ready-to-eat mixed grains
  • 4 cooked chicken thighs, meat removed, skin and bones discarded (or 250 300g roast chicken, shredded)
  • 3 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1/2 bunch coriander, roughly chopped

Method

  1. Make the dressing by putting the lime juice, peanut butter, soy sauce, sesame oil and 50ml boiling water in a jug. Mix well to combine.
  2. Toss together the cabbage, onion, apples, grains and chicken, then season to taste with salt and black pepper. Divide among 4 bowls, then sprinkle with the sesame seeds and chopped coriander. Drizzle over the dressing to serve.

delicious. tips

  1. This recipe is easily halved to serve 2.

Recipe By

Esther Clark

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